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  1. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, October 15, 2012

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... 21 shot dead outside Nigerian mosque KADUNA, Nigeria- A gang disguised in police uniforms opened fire on worshippers at a mosque in northern Nigeria, killing at least 21 people. The pre-dawn raid in the village of Dogon Dawa in Kaduna state was carried ou ...

  2. Peak positions

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Continuing its tradition of being home to the top strata of Hong Kong, The Peak houses the official residences of Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-nin and Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah. The consul-generals of the United States, France and Belgium also have their residences in the area. ...

  3. Legally taking life

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are the only European Union states that allow euthanasia. A set of strict protocols have been set up to prevent abuse of the practice. In the Netherlands, euthanasia is carried out by the administration of an injection to render the patient comatose, followed by a second injection to stop the heart. To avoid prosecution, the doctor can only ...

  4. News - World - POLITICS

    French, Dutch far-right leaders to discuss European alliance

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 06:51pm by Agence France-Presse in The Hague

    ... (EFD), led by Nigel Farage of Britain’s UK Independence Party (UKIP), but it only has 32 seats. A Le Pen-Wilders far-right alliance could include the Alternative for Germany (AfD), Belgium ...

  5. Government takes tough stance on suicide bombings

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren Terrorism, European integration and UN role in Iraq high on policy agenda Belgium's Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt has called on the international community to condemn ... On Europe, he admits his government's support for the creation of a European defence force headquartered in Belgium is controversial. To British and American unease, Belgium, France, Germany ...

  6. HK to sign agreement with Thailand on double taxation

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the first CDTA was signed in 2003 with Belgium. 'The government is keen to establish a network of CDTAs with Hong Kong's trading partners, as these agreements would provide certainty and stability to investors, and enhance trade and economic ties with other economies,' Mr Ma said. Besides the CDTAs with Belgium and Thailand, talks on avoidance of double taxation have been held ...

  7. EU explores exchange of tax information

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Belgium, Luxembourg and Vietnam. ...

  8. Courage

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... an English nurse who chose to work in German-occupied Belgium during the first world war. She was executed for helping Allied prisoners escape. Brown, as he writes in the conclusion, first thought ...

  9. Reform on his agenda

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sir Michael Rake is chairman of KPMG International. Educated at Wellington College, he is qualified as a chartered accountant, a Luxembourg Reviseur D'Enterprise and a Belgian Experts-Comptable. Sir Michael joined KPMG in 1972 and ran the audit practice in Belgium and Luxembourg, before moving to run the Middle East practice for three years. He transferred to London in 1989, ...

  10. Egyptians in HK join global protest for voting rights

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Britain, Belgium, France and other European countries. Protesters estimate there are eight million Egyptians living abroad and say they pay taxes of about US$7 billion each year to the Egyptian ...




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